The supermoon lunar eclipse on Jan. 31 is shaping up to be a spectacular spectacle as well as a boon for moon researchers, according to NASA moon scientist Noah Petro.
Two satellites, one carrying a NASA science instrument, are safely in orbit despite an anomaly with their Ariane 5 rocket during launch, Arianespace officials say.
SpaceX will have to wait a bit longer to test its first Falcon Heavy rocket, as NASA and Air Force personnel stay home due to an ongoing U.S. government shutdown.
A new NASA mission, the first to hitch a ride on a commercial communications satellite, will examine Earth's upper atmosphere to see how the boundary between Earth and space changes over time.
NASA astronauts successfully sequenced the DNA of microbes found aboard the International Space Station, marking the first time unknown organisms were sequenced and identified entirely in space.
Skywatchers got a glimpse of a spectacular full moon this New Year's Day — the largest the moon will appear in 2018.
Scientists spotted seven Earth-size alien planets orbiting one dim red star this year, and a lot of other strange exoplanets.
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There will be a market for humanity's expansion beyond Earth orbit, industry experts said — but none of them can predict what form that market will take.
A seasonally appropriate blizzard of stars fills this Hubble view of a cluster located 41,000 light-years from Earth. The image captures 150,000 glittering stars.
Alien-hunting scientists are lending a (telescopic) ear to 'Oumuamua, a mysterious object recently spotted speeding through the solar system.
Computer systems like IBM's "Jeopardy!"-winning Watson could play a crucial role advising pilots, driving Mars robots or navigating from within the walls of a spacecraft on its way to deep space.
The latest installment in James S.A. Corey's "Expanse" series is the beginning of the end for James Holden's crew, setting a course for the final books of the series.